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Interested in graduate studies?

Explore our thesis and course-based graduate programs and certificate.

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Thesis graduate programs

We offer students the opportunity to undertake thesis-based graduate studies leading to MA, MSc and PhD degrees. We also offer international students the opportunity to come to our department as Visiting Students.


MGIS Program

The Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) is an advanced course-based program with an independent research component renowned for its successful development of GIS professionals and academics.

Mapping Alberta project

Certificate in Geospatial Information Technology

Get a career edge – learn how to integrate geospatial technologies in your work and your future career.

News and Announcements

Institutes for Transdisciplinary Scholarship appoints 16 academic co-leads

New appointments will support expanding transdisciplinary scholarship at UCalgary

Class of 2024: Arts student turns passion for food and city exploration into business

Joanna Pariseau’s mandate of making every project matter helped her launch Taste the City

UCalgary graduate students transform complex research into compelling stories

The national Storytellers Challenge named two UCalgary graduate students as top 20 finalists with one securing a spot among the distinguished final five winners

Power in numbers, equality in education

More than a century into their mission, the changemakers behind the Calgary chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women are still making history

Transdisciplinary exhibit highlights water expertise across fields

BRACKISH brings together students, faculty and UCalgary community members March 6-14

In Memoriam: Mario Giovinetto, Faculty of Arts

Former head of Department of Geography and Antarctic researcher; campus flag lowered Feb. 6, 2024

In the Media

In the News Tricia Stadnyk, Geography, in Toronto Star

Calgary is strangely relaxed for a city running out of water

In the News Tricia Stadnyk, Geography, in Global News

Water crisis leads to uncertainty for Calgary Stampede, chamber warns

In the News Tricia Stadnyk, Geography, in Global News

Calgary explores using interim pipes to move water from Bearspaw plant

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Embedded Certificate in Geographic Information Science, University of Calgary, Faculty of Arts, Department of Geography

Embedded Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIS)

Learn to apply technological solutions to solve a wide range of real-world issues. All courses in this embedded certificate program integrate hands-on experience.

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